Clearly breaking the Minsk 2 agreement, US/EU backed Ukraine forces have restarted tank shelling on Donetsk positions.
This should come as no surprise since the US has, from the get go, been trying to restart the conflict in East Ukraine…and with a Kiev economy broke and in collapse mode, war is the only option left for the nazi regime in power to stay in power.
Western main stream media reports none of this, and will instead most certainly wait until the Novorussian army is forced to defend themselves, to start spinning the story of more “Russian aggression” in Ukraine. The American public will eat it up, along with their Big Macs and Cheetos.
Via ITAR TASS News Agency…
“Tanks are shelling Spartak from the direction of Avdeyevka. These are provocative actions on the part of the Ukrainian armed forces,” the [DPR Defense] ministry said.
The situation is controlled by the DPR armed forces, a ministry spokesman said.
Information on destruction, the death toll and the number of injured is being specified, he said.
Regular talks of the participants of the Trilateral Contact Group on east Ukrainian settlement comprising representatives of Russia, Ukraine and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) were held in the Belarusian capital Minsk on February 10-12. Normandy Four (Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany) leaders also discussed the Ukrainian issue in Minsk then.
A 13-point Package of Measures on implementation of the September Minsk agreements was adopted at those talks.
The package in particular included an agreement on cessation of fire from February 15, withdrawal of heavy armaments, as well as measures on long-term political settlement of the situation in Ukraine, including enforcement of a special self-rule status for certain districts of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions.
The ceasefire has reportedly been numerously violated since.